Archive Shows

  • The Storyteller

    Starts 5 Sep: Join the Storyteller each month for a journey of discovery and dreaming.

  • Northern Stage's Family Day 2015

    12 Sep: We'll have all kinds of things to do and see as we throw open our doors and let you explore our building.

  • Into Thin Air

    15-16 Sep: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: A slick, intelligent exploration of how we cope in an increasingly pressurised world.

  • Night Visit

    17 Sep: A séance of stories, sounds, images - summoning ghosts.

  • You, Me and Everything Else

    24-25 Sep: A science-fact love story. Two ordinary people look out into the universe and find the most human thing: love.

  • The Tempest

    25 Sep - 10 Oct: An exciting new production of Shakespeare’s tale of love, magic, revenge and forgiveness.

  • Beats North

    29 Sep-1 Oct: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: Two young northern lads explore the soundtrack to their lives.

  • Cinema

    13-15 Oct: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: 19 August, 1978. Cinema Rex Fire, Iran. 422 Dead. Who will remember them? Shahrzad - a feral cat - bargains with death for one more life.

  • Manifesto for a New City

    15-17 Oct: A revival of Julia Darling's witty and uplifting play to commemorate the 10th anniversary of her death.

  • Snow White

    16 - 17 Oct: balletLORENT's dark and mystical adaptation reimagines the story of a mother’s poisonous jealousy in a dance theatre production for family audiences.

  • Donald Robertson is not a Standup Comedian

    20-21 Oct: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: Donald Robertson has no mates and he isn't funny.

  • Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs)

    20 - 24 Oct: Mayor Goodman has been assassinated. Contract killer Macheath has just married Pretty Polly Peachum and Mr and Mrs Peachum aren't happy. Not one bit.

  • First in 3

    22 Oct: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: Our popular scratch night showcasing local theatre-makers upcoming work.

  • Jenny Eclair: How to be a Middle Aged Woman

    28 Oct: Professional grumpy old woman, Splash survivor, amateur soup-maker and novice knitter, Jenny Eclair.

  • Young People's First in 3

    28 Oct: A showcase of the best theatre, comedy, music and more from young local artists.

  • Error 404

    29-30 Oct: There's a boy no more than 10 years old. You know someone like him - except that his best friend is a robot.

  • Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Just for Graphs

    30 Oct: The science comedy phenomenon returns, and this time they're off the chart.

  • Open Stages Performance

    31 Oct: See the final performance from our littlest performers after 8 weeks of hard work.

  • Dark and Lovely

    3-4 Nov: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: Selina Thompson is exploring black hair & what it tells us about being Black, British and Female in the UK today.

  • Great Northern Slam

    5 Nov: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: Performance poetry meets X-Factor as the Great Northern Slam comes to Northern Stage.

  • Blood Brothers

    6-7 Nov: A Northern Stage Hire: The original play version of the tragic and moving tale of twins growing up on opposite sides of the tracks.

  • Shakespeare Schools Festival

    9-14 Nov: Each night, four schools perform a different abridged Shakespeare play.

  • Sacré Blue

    10-11 Nov: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: A solo performance piece confronting anxiety through poetry and storytelling. A riot organised by your Nan.

  • Up & Out, Christmas Sprout

    14 Nov 2015 - 2 Jan 2016: Expect wondrous horizons & rambunctious festive fun, all under the magical light of the Christmassy moon.

  • 600 People

    17-18 Nov: Stage 3 at Northern Stage: "Is there any body out there?" Alex asked an astrophysicist.

  • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

    28 Nov 2015 - 2 Jan 2016: Based on the original story by L. Frank Baum.

  • The Suggestibles' Impro-pantso

    17 Dec: The legendary Suggestibles improv troupe are back to wreak hilarious havoc.

  • The Enid - DUST

    23 Jan: A Northern Stage Hire: The Enid present the follow up tour to their critically acclaimed 'The Bridge Show'.

  • Get Carter

    13 Feb - 5 Mar: I’ve got a story for you. Involves blue films, a killing, bent cops, drugs and a friend of a couple of people you’ve been trying to wrap the fish and chips in for a long time now.

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